Captain John A. Sutter's Landing

Captain John A. Sutter's Landing (HM6RP)

Location: Sacramento, CA 95816 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 34.89', W 121° 27.955'

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[Main Marker]:
Captain John A. Sutter, after coming up the Sacramento River from Yerba Buena in August 1839, landed approximately two hundred feet north of here, at what was then the south bank of the American River. A short time thereafter he moved to the site where he established a permanent camp, and later built his fort. Sutter and his men where the first settlers within the present city limits of Sacramento.

[Smaller Marker]:
In commemoration of the landing of John A. Sutter
A Fellow Pioneer
Relocated August 13, 1989
Sacramento Pioneer Association
HM NumberHM6RP
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number591
Year Placed1958
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in Cooperation with the Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West and The Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission (August 24, 1958)
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 633621 N 4271452
Decimal Degrees38.58150000, -121.46591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 34.89', W 121° 27.955'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 34' 53.40" N, 121° 27' 57.30" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2728 C St, Sacramento CA 95816, US
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